Grace Robinson is a Rights Lab Research Fellow in Modern Slavery Perpetrators and Organised Crime at University of Nottingham. She is also Director of Black Box Research and Consultancy Ltd, providing Expert Witness Testimony, commissioned research and educational workshops and training. Having completed her PhD on gangs, County Lines and Child Criminal Exploitation using Merseyside as a case study, Grace has published numerous collaborative pieces on County Lines with academics both nationally and internationally. Grace continues to work closely with practitioners across Merseyside who are tasked with punishing and rehabilitating young offenders. She is dedicated to giving a voice to young people in the Criminal Justice System with aims of developing new practices when dealing with those affected by gun and gang crime. She is also Director of the Lewis Dunne Foundation, a pan-Merseyside charity aimed at helping young people desist from gangs.